TelecentresAfrica

TelecentresAfrica is an initiative launched by CTA and InfoBridge Foundation in support to the telecentre movement in Africa. The programe is open to all stakeholders interested in promoting and implementing ICT4D projects for the development of rural communities in Africa. Within the context of the global knowledge economy, telecentres have […]

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Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Sida is a government organization under the Swedish Foreign Ministry. We adminster approximately half of Sweden’s budget for development aid. Our head quarters is in Stockholm with many offices in countries where we have ongoing activities. Swedish development aid follows three thematic priorities; democracy and human rights, environment and climate […]

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Centre in ICT4D at the University of Cape Town

The Centre serves as a focal point for researchers who wish to create Information and Communication Technologies that address problems in the African Continent and other developing regions. We are a multi-disciplinary Centre that seeks to create new technologies for the developing world, as well as study the impacts of […]

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Technology and Infrastructure for Emerging Regions (TIER)

TIER is a research group at the University of California at Berkeley, investigating the design and deployment of new technologies for emerging regions. We aim to address the challenges in bringing the Information Technology revolution to the masses of the developing regions of the world. Historically, most projects that aim […]

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THINK! The Innovation Knowledge Foundation

THINK! (The Innovation Knowledge Foundation) is an international no-profit research institute – a think tank – whose aim is to collect, process, share and circulate information concerning the ways in which ICT and digital technologies can enable innovation processes, economic growth and human development in mature, emerging and less developed […]

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Ghana Information and Knowledge Sharing Network (GINKS)

The Ghana Information and Knowledge Sharing Network (GINKS) is a constitution of a broad range of people drawn from various fields of endeavour but mainly involved in Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and sustainable Development. GINKS exist as a linchpin that streamlines all disjointed ICT projects, initiatives and programs in a […]

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IDEO.org

IDEO has been working in the social sector for more than ten years. Recently, it became clear that launching a nonprofit organization focused solely on social innovation would allow IDEO to make an even bigger impact on global poverty. Enter, IDEO.org! Through Human-Centered Design projects, we’re bringing stability, hope, and […]

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Digital Opportunity Channel

The mission of the Digital Opportunity Channel is to educate and inform a global audience on the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a tool for promoting digital opportunity for all, leading to sustainable development and a better quality of life. ICTs can be powerful instruments of social […]

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World Bank

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. Our mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships […]

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ICT4D Collective and Multidisciplinary Centre for ICT4D at Royal Holloway, University of London

The site of the ICT4D Collective and Multidisciplinary Centre for ICT4D at Royal Holloway, University of London. The Collective was initiated in 2004, in 2007 it was awarded the status of a UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, and in 2009 it became an official Research Centre at the College. The Collective […]

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Information and Communications Technologies for Development at Georgia Tech

Research and Projects This program explores information and communication technologies (ICTs) – in particular the internet and mobile networks – in low-income and low-infrastructure countries and contexts. This field is sometimes referred to as ICT4D (information and communication technologies for development). We are always on the look-out for new and […]

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Yankana: Technology for Social Action

Yankana is a project developed and maintained by Fundapi, an Ecuadorian NGO nonprofit that promotes the use of technologies for social action by individuals and organizations. The purpose of this site is to highlight use cases and experiences in this area in order to educate those interested in the subject […]

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Ørecomm Centre for Communication and Glocal Change

Ørecomm is a bi-national research group that originated at Malmö University (MAH) and Roskilde University (RUC) for research in the field of Communication for Development. Ørecomm focuses on the relations between media, communication and social change processes at both global and local levels. The term glocal change refers to interconnectedness […]

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Indigenous Commission for Communications Technologies in the Americas (ICCTA)

ICCTA’S Mission To promote the appropriate use and development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to strengthen the recovery of the roots of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas and their legal, political, social, educational, cultural, spiritual and economic well-being. Slideshow about the ICCTA ICCTA Strategic Plan The objective of […]

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iREACH: informatics for rural empowerment and community health

KITD, through its iREACH project, is a pioneer in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the empowerment process of poor rural communities in Cambodia. Through the use of ICTs, villagers are better able to improve their social, cultural and economic well being. This has been, and is […]

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First Nations Innovation

The First Nations Innovation project has its roots in the RICTA project http://ricta.ca (2005-2006) that began with two of the current partners: the University of New Brunswick (UNB) and the Keewaytinook Okimakanak (KO) tribal council in Northwestern Ontario.  RICTA brought together a network of academic researchers and community members to share information […]

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First Nations First Mile Project

Canadian First Nations communities outside of major centers remain underserved by Internet providers, receiving minimum service at a maximum price. Due to their isolation and small populations, many First Nations rely on Internet to deliver critical services from health to education and administration to their community. But distant decision-makers removed from […]

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